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Feb 3, 2013 11:05am EST
. >> thank you. kevin kelly company -- captain kelley, it appears that you have said that background checks would not work because criminals would not submit to them. i understand that, but they do not have to go through background checks because there are so many loopholes. do you agree that there is nothing that we can do to strengthen our background checks? >> i disagree. there is a lot we can do. the situation that i know best is what happened in tucson, january 8, 2011. jared loughner, the shooter in this case, when he purchased a gun, he purchased it through a background check. but there was a lot of evidence that could have been in the criminal background check system about impact that would have prevented him -- about him that would have prevented him from buying a gun through a background check. that is part of the problem. the other problem is, let's say, he was denied the purchase of the gun, which he purchased in november, 2010. it would have been easy for him to go to again show and purchase one without a background check. -- to go to a gun show and purchase one without a backg
Feb 4, 2013 7:00am EST
. host: kevin is on the unemployed line. caller: i've been out of work four years. i retrained for medical records after my job in the commercial printing industry was offshored. i've been trying to get employment as a medical coder,. i filed a complaint against one of the large hospital systems and was told it would likely go nowhere and all they could furnish me with was a right to sue letter. simultaneously, i filed a complaint with the civil rights center, because the local one- stop employment offices were not following up on my discrimination complaint against the hospital system. there is a lot working against the unemployed. i am finding people who are retrained for another field out of work long term, this is being held against us in addition to gender, age, disability. to your comment about the eeoc, i have to agree that you have a 1% shot of getting any resolution. host: the brunt of age. is this a factor in this process? guest: it is. among the long-term unemployed, people out of work for more than six months, and all the studies show that is the turning point. if y
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